Spacesuit

Elon Musk unveils first look of SpaceX's new spacesuit design! - See pic

Elon Musk unveils first look of SpaceX's new spacesuit design! - See pic

This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.

Sep 11, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Unveiled – New spacesuit for Boeing’s Starliner astronauts (Must watch)

Unveiled – New spacesuit for Boeing’s Starliner astronauts (Must watch)

The newly designed spacesuit is lighter and more comfortable than earlier suits astronauts wore.

Feb 02, 2017, 13:54 PM IST
NASA makes people try on spacesuit gloves and learn what it feels like to perform a spacewalk the hard way!

NASA makes people try on spacesuit gloves and learn what it feels like to perform a spacewalk the hard way!

The video goes on to explain that astronauts don't make use of their feet since they are in a zero gravity atmosphere.

Jan 13, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
NASA astronauts wrap up second spacewalk

NASA astronauts wrap up second spacewalk

Friday's spacewalk is the 190th in support of the International Space Station, which just marked 15 continuous years of human habitation.

 

Nov 06, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Smithsonian embraces crowdfunding to preserve Neil Armstrong's​ spacesuit

 The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum turned to Kickstarter on Monday to raise $500,000 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first man to walk on the moon.

Jul 21, 2015, 08:16 AM IST
Spacesuit problem haunt NASA ahead of crucial spacewalks

Spacesuit problem haunt NASA ahead of crucial spacewalks

With three complicated spacewalks planned in the coming days, NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut`s helmet.

Feb 19, 2015, 09:16 AM IST

Spacesuit woes haunt NASA ahead of crucial spacewalks

With three complicated spacewalks planned in the coming days, NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut`s helmet.

Feb 19, 2015, 03:07 AM IST

New spacesuit `squeezes` astronauts` bones into shape

Researchers have created a new spacesuit, which will help keep astronauts` posture in check, while they are in space.

Jan 15, 2014, 12:33 PM IST

Water in ageing spacesuit caused problems for spacewalking astronaut

NASA`s Mission Control has revealed the root cause of the problem that prompted the early end of the latest spacewalk: Water in leading spacewalker astronaut`s 35-year-old spacesuits.

Dec 23, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

NASA rigs up snorkel in spacesuit after risky water leak

Snorkels in space? NASA dreamed up the idea as a quick fix to a dangerous spacesuit problem so astronauts can step out to repair an equipment breakdown at the International Space Station.

Dec 19, 2013, 13:31 PM IST

Soon, biomedical sensors to keep astronauts fit in space

In an attempt to keep astronauts healthy in space, engineers from the Kansas State University are designing new tools and biomedical sensors for spacesuits.

Dec 02, 2013, 10:05 AM IST

Top 10 incredible facts: Spacewalks and Spacesuits

Each time an astronaut (or a cosmonaut if Russian) gets out of a spacecraft while in space to do important tasks, it is called a spacewalk — also known as an Extra-vehicular activity (EVA).

Aug 16, 2013, 20:42 PM IST